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My name is Porfirio, I'm 46 years old. I am the father of 6 children, all young. I work purchasing and raising cattle to fatten and for the production of milk. Thanks to God, this work is what allows the sustenance of my family and the payment of other household expenses.

I am requesting a loan for one million colones (¢1.000.000) which I will use to purchase cattle for making milk and to fatten, as previously indicated.

I am very happy to have this opportunity to obtain a loan quickly and with installments that I can actually pay.
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Me llamo Porfirio,tengo 46 años de edad, soy padre de 6 hijos todos menores de edad, trabajo comprando y creando ganado para engorde y para producción de leche, esta actividad gracias a Dios es la que permite el sustento de la familia, y el pago de otras obligaciones del hogar. Estoy solicitando un préstamo por un millón de colones (¢1.000.000) para comprar ganado de engorde y ganado lechero para eleborar productos lácteos.
Estoy muy feliz de tener esta oportunidad de obtener crédito rápido y con cuotas que realmente puedo pagar.

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More information about this loan

As a small and relatively young MFI located in Costa Rica, EDESA has difficulty attracting other sources of capital. Many other microfinance funders do not work in Costa Rica, because overall the country is too rich. However, organizations such as EDESA work with extremely marginalized populations in Costa Rica that really need the access to capital that EDESA provides. By funding EDESA, Kiva lenders are allowing the organization to grow and reach more people than they otherwise would be able to reach.

About Costa Rica

  • $12,900
    Average annual income
  • 48
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    Costa Rica Loans Fundraising
  • $4,672,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 498.5
    Costa Rica Colones (CRC) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,025 helped Porfirio to purchase cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 28, 2012
Oct 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 28, 2015